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Chatham House: $582bn stolen from Nigeria since 1960

An estimated $582 billion has been stolen from Nigeria since independence in 1960.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Brexit ordeal unmasks Boris Johnson’s ruthless side

Boris Johnson had forged an image of himself as a jovial, wisecracking mophead but after a few weeks as Britain’s Brexit Prime Minister, the winning smile gave way this week to a scowl and a wagging finger as his ruthless streak emerged.
Abiy Ahmed - Ethiopia - AP

Ethiopian premier arrives for signing ceremony of Sudan’s political declarations

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday arrived in Khartoum to attend the signing ceremony of Sudan’s transitional period documents.
Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Jubilation in Sudan as agreement to hand over power to the people is set...

The ruling military and leaders of the protest in Sudan must seal on Saturday a historic agreement paving the way for a transfer of power to civilians, which the population hopes will bring them more freedom and a better life.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule

Sudan’s military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule.

Nigeria a market place, not meant to be developed – UNN professor

Professor of Linguistics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Christopher Agbedo, has described Nigeria as a market place meant to be exploited and never to be developed.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi approves appointment of new head of service

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday approved the appointment of Mr Ayodeji Ajayi as the new Head of Service.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: Nigeria’s political elite not interested in reforms

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed fear in the conduct of Nigeria’s political class, saying that many in the group are not interested in supporting reforms.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo to attend 1st African Investment Forum in South Africa

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, will depart Abuja on Wednesday for South Africa to attend the Africa Investment Forum organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Atiku Abubakar: Lai Mohammed is APC’s priest of lies

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCO) has described the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, as the high priest of the All Progressives Congress (APC) cult of liars.

Lai Mohammed: What international media asked me about Atiku Abubakar

International media organisations have queried the emergence of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over alleged questionable source of his wealth.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Why federal government is engaging foreign media, think tanks

The Federal Government says it is engaging foreign media organisations, networks and think tanks to shape their opinions on the true position of things and correct the negative narratives about the country and President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed: Executive Order Six not political witch-hunt

The Federal Government clarified on Wednesday in London that the implementation of Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari has nothing to do with 2019 general elections.

Lai Mohammed to speak at Chatham House on October 17

Minister of Information and Culture, Ahaji Lai Mohammed, will, on October 17, 2018, speak on the importance of providing detailed and consistent information across Nigeria’s diverse population at the Chatham House, London.
Melania Trump

John Campbell: Donald Trump’s tweets about Africa damaging to US image

While commending the current visit by United States First Lady, Melania Trump, to Ghana, a former US Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has stated that the racial tweets about Nigeria and South Africa by President Donald Trump were damaging to the image of the US.
Antonio Costa

Portuguese premier arrives in ex-colony Angola to mend fences

Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa touched down in Angola on Monday kicking off a two-day trip designed to improve ties between Luanda and its former colonial master.

Governor Ganduje: Three million children out of school in Kano alone

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says three million children are out of school in his state alone, stating the need to curb Africa’s population explosion.
Kole Shettima

MacArthur Foundation awards nearly $6.5 million to advance accountability, transparency and reduce corruption in...

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced nearly $6.5 million in funding to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria.

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Jose Mourinho hands Tottenham three-man shortlist for January transfer

Jose Mourinho has handed Tottenham Hotspur three-man shortlist for the January transfer market, according to report.
The University of Dodoma, Tanzania's biggest public learning institution, on Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate degree to President John Magufuli in recognition of his outstanding leadership.

Tanzania’s John Magufuli gets honorary PhD for outstanding leadership

The University of Dodoma, Tanzania's biggest public learning institution, on Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate degree to President John Magufuli in recognition of his outstanding leadership.
Zimbabwean police on patrol in Harare - AFP-File - DESMOND KWANDE

Zimbabwe police beat up opposition groups

Zimbabwe’s police beat up and dispersed supporters of the main opposition party in the capital, Harare, Wednesday, even after their leader expressed willingness to dialogue with the president.

Blessing Agbomhere, others resign from PDP

A former candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for Etsako Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Chief Blessing Agbomhere, has led his supporters to resign from the party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Olorogun Oshasha urges APC to remain steadfast in quest to take over Delta in...

Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have urged party remain steadfast in their quest to work towards taking over Governorship seat from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2023.